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Waiting for "Superman"

Author: Davis GuggenheimBilly KimballLesley ChilcottBill StricklandGeoffrey CanadaAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Vantage, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Provides an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. [This documentary] has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Educational films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Davis Guggenheim; Billy Kimball; Lesley Chilcott; Bill Strickland; Geoffrey Canada; Michelle Rhee; Randi Weingarten; Erich Roland; Bob Richman; Greg Finton; Jay Cassidy; Kim Roberts; Christophe Beck; John Legend; Paramount Vantage.; Participant Media.; Walden Media.; Electric Kinney (Firm); Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.
OCLC Number: 772240782
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Credits: Cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; music by Christophe Beck ; title track "Shine" written and performed by John Legend.
Performer(s): Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. St. Louis, Mo. : Swank Motion Pictures Inc., 2011. Available via World Wide Web.
Awards: Winner, Best Documentary, National Board of Review ; Winner, 2010 Audience Award, U.S. Documentary, Sundance Film Festival.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking.
Description: 1 streaming video (111 min.)
Responsibility: Paramount Vantage and Participant Media present ; in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim.

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"Provides an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. [This documentary] has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life."--container.

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